On behalf of the Garin College community, I congratulate Zac Griffiths on being announced the Intermediate Winner at the New Zealand Gold Guitar Awards 2021. Zac travelled to Gore last week and fulfilled a dream. Zac’s generosity in sharing his gift of music...
Geek Week

Geek Week

Last week Elysia and I, with the greatly appreciated help of Mrs. Ditzel, held the annual Geek Week where we ran various events over the lunch breaks, culminating in a Dress Up Day on Friday. The week was a great success, kicking off with a Rubik’s cube challenge,...
Careers Roadshow

Careers Roadshow

Year 12 and 13 students enjoyed a morning out attending the annual Careers Roadshow at Nayland College. It was a fantastic opportunity for them to explore a wide range of training options available to them when they leave school.  We were particularly impressed with...
Geek week

Geek week

Thank you to our librarian Mrs Ditzel, Library Assistants Brooke Milligan and Ryan Chilton and Academic Leaders, Luca Schulz and Elysia Bronte, for leading and promoting Geek Week. This week has been fun filled with challenges and competition. To round out the week,...
Pinkshirt Day

Pinkshirt Day

This Friday we celebrated Pink Shirt Day here at Garin College. Pink Shirt Day is something we celebrate every year here at school. It is about creating an environment where Rangitahi feel safe to be themselves, despite individual circumstances. Creating a safe space...
Chess Power tournament

Chess Power tournament

Last week seven of our keen chess players took part in the regional Chess Power tournament at St Joseph’s school. There were 20 players from Nelson College & Garin College, and another 50 from the region’s year 7 & 8 schools. Our students found the level of...